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Crunch time: Japan's 'miracle' snack gets first price hike after decades

The maker of Japan's Umaibo corn puff is raising prices for the first time, in a shock for fans of the "miracle" snack beloved for decades for its crunch and 10-yen price tag. Tokyo-b...

Picasso heirs launch digital art piece to ride 'crypto' wave

GENEVA (AP) — Pablo, meet Crypto. Heirs of Pablo Picasso, the famed 20th-century Spanish artist, are vaulting into 21st-century commerce by selling 1,010 digital art pieces of one o...

Mexico's remittances pass $50 billion, surge during pandemic

COMACHUEN, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s remittances — the money migrants send home to their relatives — have soared in the past two years, and are now expected to top $50 billion for the first time once 202...

National Guard sees troops reupping despite COVID, hard year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Spc. Javzailia Pineiro joined New York’s National Guard in late 2019, and started work as a truck driver just as the pandemic was starting to hit. For months she drove around th...

Indigenous town in Mexico survives on remittances from US

COMACHUEN, Mexico (AP) — In Comachuen, a Purepecha Indigenous community of about 10,000 inhabitants nestled high in the pine-clad mountains of the western state of Michoacan, the whole town survives b...

In western Mexico, cartel violence leaves 35,000 displaced

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Activists from Mexico’s violence-plagued western state of Michoacan said Tuesday that the government has to fight all drug cartels equally and return land to an estimated 35,000 peo...

Thailand first in Asia to move to decriminalize marijuana

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left a grey area around its recreational use. ...

Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Workers at a West Virginia franchise of a regional fast-food restaurant on Tuesday rejected efforts to form a union that would have been the first of its kind in the state. Im...

Nanocellulose Market: World Business Growth, Demand, Trends, Key Players and Future Outlook 2031

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Afghan talks focus on aid, women's rights as hunger grows

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Three days of talks between the Taliban, Western diplomats and other delegates on humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and human rights were wrapping up Tuesday in Norway, with acting F...

Bulk Container Packaging Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regional Outlook and Driving Factors Analysis 2031

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Fatty Acid Esters Market Growth -Market Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Demand, Overview and Segment Forecast To 2031

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Tonga: COVID-hit Australian ship delivers disaster aid to virus-free island

An Australian warship docked in Tonga on Wednesday in a mission to deliver urgent aid despite several members of the crew testing positive for coronavirus. All crew members of the Australian HMS Adel...

Rubber Transmission Belts Market Growth, Segments, Size,Market Analysis and Opportunities 2031

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Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Share Leaders,Market Analysis, Developments and Regional Forecast 2031

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